Yangon to Inle Lake – 4 Days
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- Discover a bustling Yangon City with its spiritual pagodas such as: Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda, Sule Pagoda and Shwedagon Pagoda.
- Enjoy the relaxation with a boat ride along the Inle Lake to visit the unique floating markets.
- Be surprised by the talent of rowing boat by one leg of local people in Inle Lake.
- Discover the fishing village and culture here as well as the breathtaking landscape.
The journey from Yangon to Inle Lake will help you see the breathtaking change from a bustling city into a tranquil lake. If Yangon is famous for its vast culture and magnificent gold stupas sprouting to the sky, Inle Lake is well-known for its fascination with its unique one-leg rowing on the peaceful Inle Lake which is 900m above the sea level. Wherever, you always have chance to admire spectacular scenery of nature and famous holy pagodas such as the Cat Monastery and Shwedagon Pagoda.
Yangon Arrival & City Tour
Upon arrival, our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel to start to explore the city.
Continue travelling to the downtown to explore architectures of the colonial buildings in this historic former capital city. Specifically, the tour guide will explain the history of each structure and what they were used for.
Your next destination will be the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda. Immerse in the shimmering landscape of Shwedagon pagoda which is a magnificent golden pagoda on the top of Singuttara hill. It is said that this pagoda dated back from 2500 years ago and stored the hair relics of the Buddha. Today it becomes one of the most spectacular religious architecture in the world as well as a pride of Myanmar.
Afterward, we will take you back to your hotel in Yangon to relax.
Transfer from Yangon to Inle Lake
In the morning, we will transfer you to Yangon airport for morning flight to Heho (Bagan).
From Heho, it is a scenic one-hour drive (32km – 1 hour) to Nyaung Shwe, gateway village to Inle Lake.
Then you will board a private motorboat and go to Inle Lake, one of Myanmar’s most spectacular and breathtaking sights. Its calm waters are dotted with floating vegetation and fishing canoes, to which scenic hills provide the perfect backdrop. Observe the daily activities of the local leg-rowing fishermen and see their ‘floating gardens’, which are built up from strips of water hyacinth, earth and anchored to the bottom of the lake with bamboo poles.
You will also visit Nga Hpe Chaung Monastery, which houses loads of early Shan Buddha Images. In the past this temple was known for its ‘jumping cats’ but these days there are only a few felines roaming around and none are jumping any more. Finally, proceed to the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, which contains five sacred images of Buddha decorated in gold leaf.
There are also many traditional crafts originating on Inle Lake and, should you wish, we can stop for a visit to one making incredible woven items from lotus silk, boat builders (depending on the time of year), a cigar making workshop, blacksmiths or even silver smiths.
Afterward, transfer back to your hotel to relax.
Inle Lake – Indein – Yangon
At 08:30AM, today begins with a visit to the lake’s morning market (the market is open every day apart from dark moon and full moon calendar days). The market is a hive of activity as the lake’s residents gather to buy fresh produce and other goods in the early morning hours.
Continue with a 1-hour boat ride down a small canal will take you to the Pa-Oh village of Indein, positioned on the western shores of Inle Lake. Take a leisurely stroll around the village before ascending the moss-covered stairway to the top of a hill. Once you’ve arrived at the summit, you will be greeted buy an iconic Buddha image which sits enshrined among hundreds of stupa ruins and overgrown shrubbery.
Afterward, move to Heho airport for your flight back Yangon.
Upon arrival in Yangon, transfer to your hotel to relax.
Yangon Shopping & Departure
Optional morning circular train tour if flight is in the afternoon:
We continue heading to the Central Yangon Railway Station, where we will catch the circular train. During 28-mile transfer by the train, we will traverse through towns, suburban areas and 39 stations. Yangon circular train is the best local way to discover Yangon.
You will see a real cross-section of Yangon and the colorful urban lifestyle of the Burmese people in the area. Stop en route at Da Nyin Gone Station where we connect the trip to a lively local market. We have around 45 minutes strolling around this place as well as meeting and observing the authentic life in Yangon.
Then, we take a walk around the Boyoke Aung San Market (Scott Market) – located in the heart of city. The Bogyoke Aung San Market is the most popular market and a great tourist destination in Yangon. It is one of the precious colonial buildings you can find in this city.
Goodbye Myanmar and we believe that your time in this Golden Land is the best story to tell your friends when you are back home.
Afterward, we will take you to Yangon airport for your flight back home.
There will be surcharge if your flight is later than 5:00 PM. Please contact us for further details.
End of the Yangon to Inle Lake Tour!
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Your Yangon to Inle Lake Tour includes the following services:
- Tours and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
- Private transportation with air-conditioning
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off (subject to the hotels’ locations)
- 2 way flight: Yangon – Heho – Yangon
- Local English speaking guides
- Entrance fees and zone fee of all sites mentioned
- Bottled waters and wet tissues
- Goverment taxes and service charges
Your Yangon to Inle Lake Tour excludes the following services:
- International flights
- Meals & accommodation
- Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
- Tipping for guides and drivers
- Personal travel insurance
- Myanmar Visa fees
- Others not mentioned
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